Suryakumar Yadav's explosive 83 powers India to a convincing seven-wicket win over West Indies in T20 Clash
New Delhi : In the third T20I, India registered their first win against West Indies to keep the five-match series alive. Suryakumar Yadav's blistering knock of 83 runs took India to a comprehensive seven-wicket win. The match took place on Tuesday at the Providence Stadium stadium, leaving the crowd in awe of Yadav's remarkable display of power-hitting.
Yadav's Thunderous Knock Takes Center Stage
India's vice-captain, Suryakumar Yadav, came up with a jaw-dropping performance that will remain in the hearts of cricket fans. Yadav's innings of 83 runs off just 44 balls showcased how cleverly he can accelerate the score at the crucial matches. His innings was laced with 10 boundaries and four towering sixes, making it a true masterclass in power-hitting. With his aggressive innings, India chased down the target set by West Indies with a remarkable 13 balls to spare, ultimately securing a crucial victory for his team.
West Indies' Efforts Not in Vain
West Indies fought well to set a competitive target of 159 runs for India. Brandon King led the charge with a steady 42 runs off 42 balls. Skipper Rovman Powell's unbeaten 40 off 19 balls injected a late surge of momentum to the West Indies innings, propelling them to a respectable 159 for 5 in their allotted 20 overs.
Kuldeep Yadav's Vital Contributions
India's bowlers played an instrumental role in limiting West Indies to a manageable total. Kuldeep Yadav shone with the ball, showcasing his crafty spin bowling prowess to claim three crucial wickets for just 28 runs in his spell of four overs.
Alzarri Joseph's Effort for West Indies
Alzarri Joseph provided some resistance for West Indies with his two wickets for 25 runs, attempting to put the brakes on India's pursuit. However, Suryakumar Yadav's exceptional performance overshadowed Joseph's efforts as he powered India to a commanding victory.
Series Tensions Intensify
With this victory, India has managed to stay alive in the five-match T20 series against West Indies. The series now stands at 2-1 in favor of West Indies, setting the stage for a thrilling contest in the remaining matches.